Malaysia has become the latest state to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers for ships operating in its waters, taking the number of ports around the world they cannot enter to more than 80.
The website of Malaysia’s maritime department, Jabatan Laut Malaysia, says ships are prohibited from discharging the washwater, used by exhaust gas cleaning systems to remove the sulphur from heavy fuel oil (HFO), back into the sea.
Ships are …
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Source: The Loadstar